*Ecology Day - Book Collection


Dear Community: We will be accepting your slightly used books to donate to families all across Staten Island.  Please click the link below for more information

Eco Day 2016.pdf

Morning Program Application

Some parents need to bring their children to school before 8:00am due to work obligations.  If you believe the Morning Program may help, please click on the link below for more information and application.

Morning Registration & Contact Letter March 2016.pdf

NYC Schools' Drinking Water

Please click on the link below to access a letter from our Chancellor regarding NYC school's drinking water.

PS 56 Cell Phone Policy

Please click on the link below to access our most current PS 56 Cell Phone Policy.  Our cell Phone Policy is developed with the NYC guidelines and input from our School Leadership Team.

PS56 Cell Phone Policy 2015-2016_DRAFT Revision 3-14-16.pdf

This Month's Calendar

Click on the link below for this month's calendar of events.

Citywide Behavioral Expectations-Discipline Code

Click on the link below for an important message from our Chancellor regarding Citywide Behavioral Expectations, also known as the Discipline Code.
Discipline Code.pdf

NYC Schools Account

NYC Schools Account has replaced ARIS.

Use this link https://mystudent.nyc/saa/signup to create an account for your child.

Our School's Focus

This year we are all working on creating self-assessing learners to build students' ownership of their learning.  We believe that by building students' ownership of their own learning will help students achieve at higher levels and better prepare them for middle school.

Click on the link below to access our School's Focus Action Plan.

Unpacking Instructional Focus_1.pdf

PS 56 Student Handbook

Attached is the P.S. 56 Student Handbook 2015 - 2016. 
Please review this handbook with your child and return the Sign-Off page to your child's teachers by October 30, 2015


2015-16 Student Handbook.pdf

School Leadership Team Meeting Summaries

Click on the link below to access the most recent meeting summaries of our PS 56 School Leadership Team.
Meeting Agenda 4-6-16 SUMMARY.pdf

Student Vaccines

Please click on the link below for a schedule of children vaccines.

Hot Lunch Calendar now on eChalk

 Make sure you use this link to complete the school lunch form even if you don't plan on having your child eat school lunch.  Our school may be eligible for additional funding based on the lunch application process.  Thank you.




Good Attendance

Build the habit of Good Attendance Early!
Help Your Child Succeed in School
School success goes hand in hand with good attendance!
When Do Absences Become a Problem?
What you can do...
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PS56 is now a POS lunch system school. 
Please visit www.myLunchMoney.com and click on "Enroll Now" or call Customer Service at (800) 479-3531.

U-Turns Prohibited in NYS School Zones

NYS Vehicles & Traffic Law 1161B.
b.No motor vehicle shall make a U turn within a school zone.  For the purposes of this subdivision, the term "school zone" shall mean the distance along a highway passing a school building, entrance or exit of a school abutting on the highway for which a school sign (S1-1) has been posted pursuant to this chapter and in compliance with the manual on uniform traffic control devices maintained pursuant to section sixteen hundred eighty of this chapter.




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United Federation of Teachers and Department of Education of the city of New York

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